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USCPR Statement on Israeli Blacklist of Palestinian Rights Organizations
WASHINGTON, DC, January 7, 2018 – Today, the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) learned through media reports that it, along with 19 other organizations, including several members of USCPR’s broad national coalition, have been added to a blacklist of organizations compiled by the Israeli Strategic Affairs Ministry. The stated purpose of the blacklist is to deny members of the organizations entry into Palestine/Israel due to their support for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) tac...
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:36PM
WorkWeek Radio - SA NUMSA On Trump, US Workers, Immigrants & Workers
KPFA WorkWeek radio hears from South African Trade unionist about Trump's racist attack on Africans, Haitians and people from Latin America....
Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:01PM
Solidarity with the People of Tunisia
Stand in solidarity with the People of Tunisia to fight against austerity measures. Free all the political prisoners and drop the criminal charges!...
Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:12PM
Imagine: No US Military Bases on Foreign Soil (audio/mpeg 2.9mb)
The United States is the largest, most lethal military power in human history, with 1000 military bases and seven geographic commands spanning the globe. That didn't stop the new Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases from holding its first "No Foreign Bases" conference at the University of Baltimore from January 12 to 14....
Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:31PM
French Railway Workers Demonstrate to Free Ahed Tamini'; BDS Victory; Oprah is Pro-Israel
French railway workers demonstrated to free Ahed Tamini. See https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/tamara-nassar/israel-arrests-another-tamimi-teenager Do you suppose American workers will do the same on Ahed's birthday, January 31, 2018?...
Posted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:33PM
Statement on Israel's Blacklist
January 08, 2018 - This weekend, Israel made public a list of 20 organizations, including five U.S.-based organizations, whose leadership is barred from entering Israel due to their support for boycotts for Palestinian rights. Israel's blacklist is a sign of desperation and the latest recognition that the grassroots movement for Palestinian rights is growing in the U.S. and around the world. It is also an alarming reminder that Israel will resort to increasingly repressive means to quash diss...
Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:02PM
Teachers in Mosul learn to cope with traumatised pupils
On a classroom whiteboard in the battered city of Mosul the words "rediscovering how to smile" outline the heartbreaking task of Iraqi teachers striving to heal their students' mental scars after brutal Islamic State group rule....
Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:52AM
We Will Not Comply: 96 Hours of Non-Compliance Over King Day Weekend
For the fourth year in a row, the Anti Police-Terror Project has called for #96Hours over the King Day Weekend. From Friday, January 12-January 15, people will take to the streets in a series of direct actions, vigils, rallies and film screenings. The weekend will conclude with the Reclaiming Kings Radical Legacy March on Monday, 1/15 at 1:00 pm beginning at 14th and Broadway....
Posted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:55PM
Families Of Korean MV Stellar Daisy Appeal To Get Black Box, Full Disclosure & Safety
The families of the missing Korean ship MV Stellar Daisy call for finding the black box, full disclosure and proper health and safety protection for all seafarers...
Posted: Mon Jan 8, 2018 2:52PM
Honor Roll of BDS Organizations Banned by Zionist Israel
Nazi Zionist Israel has been so adversely affected by the successful Boycott Divest Sanctions movement that it is now lashing out, like a wounded, dying beast, with a list of 20 organizations banned from visiting the hellhole, US military base and settler colony called Israel. This honor roll is:...
Posted: Sun Jan 7, 2018 3:14PM
IBT Western Region VP Aloise Out-Report From SA NUMSA and IAM Henkel Strike Victory
Pacifica WorkWeek Radio looks at the removal of IBT Western Regional VP Rome Aloise and the charges against him. It also hears a report from the South African National Union Of Metal Workers NUMSA on their plans for 2018 and lastly why the IAM 1584 Henkel workers had the most important victory of workers on strike in 2017....
Posted: Fri Jan 5, 2018 10:16AM
Canadian USW Rail Workers Harding & Labrie Are Not Guilty! Drop The Charges NOW! SF Rally
Defenders of Canadian USW railroad workers Tom Harding and Richard Labrie protested at the San Francisco Canadian consulate to demand that the government drop the charges against these two workers. They were blamed for the Lac-Mégantic train wreck despite the massive cutbacks in staffing and railroad safety rules by the companies and government deregulation...
Posted: Fri Jan 5, 2018 12:03AM
In Michoacán, people are self governing itself without political parties for a new life
On the eve of Christmas, the p'ur'hépecha community of Arantepakua (Michoacán) realized an communal assembly for decide without hesitation to govern itself without political parties from now on, substituting thus the "traditional authority" figure by the "Concejos" (Councils), entities elected by direct democracy and conformed of two people from each of the four blocks of the locality....
Posted: Thu Jan 4, 2018 3:35PM
Brutality against children 'cannot be the new normal' stresses UNICEF
UNICEF has called on all States with influence over parties to conflict “to use that influence to protect children.”...
Posted: Mon Jan 1, 2018 2:57PM
SA NUMSA New Year Statement: A clarion call to build a Revolutionary Workers Party (audio/mpeg 4.3mb)
South African NUMSA New Year's Day Statement...
Posted: Mon Jan 1, 2018 1:01PM
Campaign For Framed Railroad Workers Facing Trial For Lac-Mégantic Wreck
Three railroad workers are on trial in Lac-Mégantic, Canada for causing a massive train wreck that killed 47 people. The real reasons are the destruction of health and safety standards by the companies in the drive for greater profits. They are now targeting the railroad workers as the cause of the catastrophic dangers that they have created by deregulation and union busting....
Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:51AM
Kwanzaa: Preserving Pan African Heritage in the "Farm to Fork Capitol of America"
Today’s, “California Grown” 7 day holiday was created as a Pan African expression during the US Civil Rights Movement, in the aftermath of the 1966 Watts Riot in California. Imagine, the son of a Maryland Black Tenant Farmer and Baptist Preacher helping to restore ancient Pan African Agriculture celebrations are celebrated by millions throughout the world....
Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:37PM
Rights advocates celebrate closing of Leviev Diamonds with 11th holiday caroling protest
On Saturday New York human rights advocates celebrated the closure of the showcase Madison Avenue diamond store of Israeli billionaire and settlement-builder Lev Leviev by singing social justice-themed holiday carols for the eleventh consecutive year outside Leviev’s now former store. The store closure comes as a former employee at Leviev’s company testified in a Manhattan court as part of a bribery trial that in 2008 Leviev’s diamond store attempted to pay off New York City police to quash A...
Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:46AM
Women's March: National & International 1st Anniversary Sister Marches Jan. 20 & 21
National & International: Women's March 1st Anniversary Sister Marches Jan. 20 & 21...
Event Date: Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2017 3:26PM
Bay Area Idle No More activist reflects on protesting Governor Jerry Brown's speech in Bonn
What does Daniel Ilario think of Governor Brown? “I don’t have anything against him as a person, but in fact he is no climate hero. I’m thankful that activists in Bonn sacrificed their time and energy to secure a livable future for generations to come,” he stated. "Saving forests’ sounds great, but at the end of the day we get more pollution at home while indigenous people lose their land in the Amazon and abroad with carbon trading and carbon pricing,” he concluded. Photo: Daniel I...
Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:39PM